Definition of mauveine in English:


Line breaks: mauve|ine
Pronunciation: /ˈməʊviːn


Another term for mauve (sense 2) of the noun).
More example sentences
  • He ended up calling his dye mauveine.
  • Mauve as we think of it today is the colour of the aniline dye mauveine, which was developed by the chemist William Perkin as a by-product of his attempt to synthesise quinine from coal tar.
  • In all the years when the primary literature was perpetuating the error, it remained uncommitted as to the structure of mauveine.

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